Boys Varsity Soccer · Tigers Defeat Panthers

On a cold and rainy Tuesday evening the Belton Tigers defeated the Midway Panthers at Tiger Field 2-1. The game was a defensive struggle for most of the contest. Edgar Soto scored off a bicycle kick to put the Tigers on the board. 1-0 at halftime. With the Tigers playing a man down after a red card the Panthers found the back of the net with less than 8 minutes in the contest to draw the score 1-1. Alexis Ibarra raced down the field on the right side and after a good combination play with Patrick Tosse Ibarra found his way into the box before be drug down. The Referee awarded him with a penalty kick. Simon Howe stepped up and buried the pk to put the Tigers up 2-1.